February 17, 2022
Town of Moorcroft
Regular Meeting of the Council
Monday, February 14th, 2022
Town Council Present: Mayor Ben Glenn, Councilmen Dale Petersen, Austin Smith and Paul Smoot
Town Representatives Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Police Chief Bill Bryant, Public Works Director Cory Allison and HDR Engineer Heath Turbiville
Mayor Glenn called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.
Guest Elaine Buckmiller, Moorcroft Chamber of Commerce representative, was present to discuss the upcoming Moorcroft Safety Day/Business Expo that is scheduled for June 4th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the downtown area. The purpose of the event is to give area businesses the opportunity to present their business as well as having entities such as public safety (fire/ambulance/police), town hall offices, sheriff’s department and those providing services such as natural gas, propane, power, and phone to explain procedures in event of emergencies and information to new residents as well as current residents. Posters will be hung around town as well information posted on the Chamber and the Town’s websites and social media pages.
Discussion was had on the bill from White’s Energy for the police vehicle repair. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the Consent Agenda removing the bill from White’s Energy from the bill list and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Clerk Schneider stated there was an error on the January 10th meeting minutes. The minutes stated there would be a landfill meeting with DEQ weekly and it should have stated the meetings would be monthly. Councilman Smoot motioned to amend the minutes with the correction and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Clerk Schneider presented the written report for the clerk’s office. WAM will be February 23rd – 25th. Town Hall and Landfill will be closed on Monday, February 21st in observation of President’s Day.
Public Works Director Allison presented the written report for the public work department. Councilman Petersen inquired about the streets being swept now that it is getting warmer.
Chief Bryant presented the written report for the police department. Discussion was had on the repair of the Durango.
Appointment for the position of Councilman was tabled at this time.
Clerk Schneider read Ordinance 1- 2022, an ORDINANCE GRANTING A NON EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO POWDER RIVER ENERGY CORPORATION TO CONSTRUCT, ACQUIRE, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN ELECTRIC SYSTEM IN THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT, WYOMING, AND TO FURNISH ELECTRICITY TO THE TOWN AND THE INHABITANTS THEREOF, AND TO USE THE STREETS, ROADS, ALLEYS AND OTHE PUBLIC PLACES WITHIN THE TOWN; LENGTH OF FRANCHISE; FRANCHISE FEE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Councilman Petersen motioned to approve Ordinance 1-2022 and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Councilman Petersen motioned to move into Executive Session at 7:23 pm to discuss personnel and land acquisition and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
The regular meeting of the Council was reconvened at 7:57 pm with no action taken. Councilman Smith motioned to adjourn at 7:57 pm and Councilman Petersen seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Ben Glenn, Mayor
Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer
BILL LIST #1
307 SECURITY SOLUTIONS-2 DOME CAMERAS-TH, $1,150.00;ADVANCE AUTO-RAGS,BATT CLEANER, TERM BRUSH, TOW ROPE, $250.98; AT&T-CELL PHONES-PD&PW, $295.37; BLAKEMAN,TRACE-GAS AND MEALS, FIRE TRAINING, $107.76; CASELLE-SOFTWARE SUPPORT, $598.00; CITY OF GILLETTE-BASE CHARGE, $92.50; COFFEE CUP FUEL STOP- FUEL-LF,SWR,PW,MTC,AMB,WTR,ST&ALLEYS,$2,228.31; COLLINS COMM-ALARM MONITORING, $41.00; CONTRACTORS SUPPLY-WATER KEY AND GARBAGE BAGS,$160.39; DIEHL’S-SUPPLIES, $46.33;ENERGY LABS-LAGOON AND LANDFILL TESTING, $2,317.00; FERGUSON WATERWORKS-SENSUS SUPPORT, $2,437.43; GMHR-COAL, $2,608.10; HAWKINS-CHEMICALS & CYLINDERS, $745.50; IIMC-MEMBERSHIP, $200.00; INNOVATIVE TECH-TROUBLE SHOOTING WELL # 6,$937.40; IRS-2/2/2022, $5,944.27; JAMES TIRES-FLAT REPAIR AND BOOT #111, $24.00; LAD’S AUTO-ABS SENSOR & LABOR #1000, $164.99; MG OIL-#2 PREM & #2 DYED, $2,544.14; NORCO-MTC CLEANING SUPPLIES, OXYGEN, RENTALS, $349.80; ONE-CALL OF WYO-LOC TICKETS & MEMBERSHIP ($25), $28.00; PAYROLL-2/2/2022, $18,071.53; PETTY CASH-UTILITY BILLS, POSTAGE-CLERKS, PD, COURT-$224.14; QUALITY HARDWARE-FIRE, SHOP, LF, MTC SUPPLIES, $776.99; RANGE-PHONE CHARGES, $410.19; RAPID FIRE PROTECTION-ANNUAL SPRINKLER & BACKFLOW INSPECTION-FH, $400.00; RECORD SUPPLY-AUTO N0ZZLE & 1-2 FILTER, $292.18; RURAL COMMUNITY CONSULTS-FEASIBILITY & ASSESSMENT, 12-1 TO 12-31, $4,750.00; SAFARILAND GROUP-DRUG KITS, $183.04; SINCLAIR-PD FUEL, $760.40; SUMMIT FIRE PROTECTION-HOOD TEST-MTC, $223.75; SUNDANCE TIMES-ADVERTISING, $655.50; SURVIVOR ARMOR,INC-BALLISTIC VESTS, $2,117.70; TOP OFFICE PRODUCTS-COPIER CHARGES, $82.20; TRACY MOTOR COMPANY-FUEL FILTER, $47.42; WALMART-WATER, $35.27; WESTERN WASTE-JANUARY COLLECTION, $11,684.00; WY NETWORK-WEBSITE DESIGN & UPDATES, $25.00; WYOMING WATER SOLUTIONS-WATER & BOTTLE DEPOSITS, $79.00. TOTAL--$65,287.56
Publish: February 17, 2022